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  • sorry if this isn't the best place to put this. i'm having trouble getting to #perl6 due to '*** No identd (auth) response'. (i am an irc newbie, and am trying to connect using 'irc' at cygwin bash command line under windows xp sp2 using 'irc -c perl6 jefft')

    fwiw, i also tried to post this to perl.perl6.compiler but google complained of 'temporary error' and i lost the post. not my day ;) (now i seem to recall there may have discussion about problems with this group on google ... hrmph)
    • perl.perl6.compiler but google complained of 'temporary error' and i lost the post.

      Don't post to google groups. The perl "groups" there are only mirrors of the lists, the lists don't accept incoming posts from google, and so anything posted there is effectively lost. Just send mail to, it will get moderator approval and soon be on the list.

      The information about not posting to google groups is repeated fairly regularly on the Perl 6 list summary - I'm not sure how else it can be made more prominient, as it seems that google have no reason to provide a means to disable posting on a per group basis.

      • thanks for this info. the back of my brain did vaguely itch that i had read something of this somewhere before as i attempted the google post...

        in terms of 'how else it can be made more prominent'... i suggest a FAQ as a good start.

        perhaps the PUGS faq would host such info to start with (in addition to such good info as what good drugs is Autrijus on anyways?)...

        additional helpful info might be recommended tools to properly format the mail being sent to the list... for instance, can outlook express ha